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Texas Book Festival 2017 is Nov. 4-5: We have recommendations

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Tom Hanks, who has a book of short stories called “Uncommon Type” out this month, will speak at the Texas Book Festival. Jake Michaels/The New York Times

So many books! So many authors! The Texas Book Festival is Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 4 and 5, and it will turn the State Capital and surrounding area into a book lovers’ paradise. Most events are free and open to the public. Our staff, full of book lovers, has suggestions on some of the authors not to miss.

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More on the Texas Book Festival, including previews of programming for kids and panels featuring Latin writers.